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the weekend. >>> the blue angels roared over san francisco this afternoon. they practiced ovthe water give -- over the water giving spectators a preview. it it is scheduled for saturday and sunday. >>> the only thing is, if the clouds are too low the blue angels can't perform. what do you think, bill? >> i think they will be okay. today they got away with it and there was a lot of clouds out there, but i think they will be mine and we have a special forecast coming up. the forecast today, cooler by as much as 10-15 degrees. temperatures tomorrow, they cool further. you see fog off shore. the fog has been the main mechanism for the cooling today. cooled a lot yesterday too, didn't it? 67 oakland. 61 san francisco. 48 hours ago the temperatures were 103, 102 but temperatures have really dropped down. you know what else? fire danger and air quality has got better. the marine layer gets up over the hills. low pressure comes in, takes the lid off, the air expands. all that air at the surface, that goes like this and mixes into the layers and the air quality improves. off shore, fog. low pressur
. >>> an hour ago the blue angels performed their final flight for fleet week. they are so cool. they wowed the clouds as they flew over san francisco and the bay. the pilots performed stunts and coming up the economic impact the activities happening this weekend, what type of impact it had on san francisco businesses. >> gas prices hit a record today, rising 4 cents over night. yesterday gas rose 13 cents over night. currently the average price of gas in california is $4.65. a month ago it was $4.17. in san francisco gas is averaging $4.73. oakland, san jose, $4.67. ktvu's ann rubin has more on the reason behind the price spike. >> reporter: another day, another price hike at the pump. californians are paying a record amount. gas here is 84 cents higher than the national average. >> the prices are crazy. >> people need a break. it is way too high. >> i try not to drive. >> reporter: but some have no choice. the driver has been documenting how much he spends each day and calculating how much extra he needs to work to cover the expenses. >> to the driver and the price of the fare still the s
'll tell you how, coming up at 6:00. allie rasmus, channel 2news. >> again, the blue angels will be performing this weekend. one thing you can say about the blue angels is they only perform if there are clear skies. too much fog or cloud cover, and they won't go out. our chief meteorologist bill marth inn is tracking the weather for this weekend. bill, what do you think? >> yeah, they are going to be fine. we say clear skies, kind of like what we had today. today, they did practice runs and it was fine. it was partly cloudy, even at times mostly cloudy. let's take a look at the forecast for the fleet week air show. blue angels specifically, but lot of other aircraft flying around that day. 3:00 to 4:00 saturday, clouds and sun, you knew that, partly cloudy on sunday. here's the take-away. around 10:00 in the morning, you'll want jackets, because it's in the upper 50s. daytime highs in the afternoon, by the time the blue angels fly, 62 degrees. let's take a look outside right now. why do i think you'll see them? i think saturday and sunday are going to look just like this. th
for fleet week, this year it will show case the blue angels along with a parade of ships that will be open for tourists. at a ceremony today mayor ed lee emphasized the role the military plays in keeping our nation secure. >> the world isn't safe. there are a lot of things happening, we have to always be ready. >> fleet week starts on thursday but the blue angels arrive tomorrow with plans to land in formation at san francisco international airport in the afternoon. >> california is the first state to ban a form of psychotherapy that tries to cure gay teenagers. it prohibits conversion therapy for those under 18. it takes effect january 1. groups say it will make it difficult for parents to get treatment. the boy scouts of america plan to bring the names of sex abusers to the police. they will look for more offenders. this comes ahead of a court ordered release of the files. it keeps keeps sex abusers out out of the organization. >>> there are reports that three u.s. troops and their translator were among 14 people killed today in afghanistan. it happened to the south of coble. a spokesper
emission as well as better air quality monitoring. >>> so fleet week is underway with the blue angels overhead. the navy is showing off an amphibious vehicle. >> i'm very impressed by the size of it, the ability to carry emergency vehicles, from trucks to generators, and all the things we might need in a disaster we hope we never have. >> the mayor was impressed by what the hovercraft could do. it was part of a drill that involved a cooperative effort. gerald huber says the hovercraft could be deployed quickly. >> we are self-sufficient. we do not add an extra burden to a catastrophe that is already taking place. we are self-sustaining with our fuel and our food and our needs here in support of the city. >> this morning's drill was meant to simulate a real disaster response. that hovercraft has been deployed in other disasters such as hurricane katrina. an amphibious ready group was also just deployed to the middle east. >>> the 32-year-old truck driver who hit an amtrak train in hanford says he can't explain what happened. investigators say marcario medina was not impaired at the tim
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